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1. Helen of Troy (1956)

Approved | 118 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.2
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The Iliad's story of the Trojan war, told from the Trojan viewpoint.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Stanley Baker, Rossana Podestà, Brigitte Bardot, Jacques Sernas

Votes: 1,661 | Gross: $6.98M

2. Helen of Troy (2003– )

175 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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The abduction of beautiful Helen, wife of Spartan King Menelaus, by Paris of Troy triggers a long war.

Stars: Emilia Fox, James Callis, Daniel Lapaine, Nigel Whitmey

Votes: 5,708

3. Helen of Troy (2005 TV Movie)

120 min | Documentary

7.4
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British historian Bettany Hughes tours the eastern Mediterranean in search of facts behind the legends of "the face that launched a thousand ships," exploring the ways Greeks made love and war circa 1300 B.C.

Director: Bill Locke | Stars: Bettany Hughes, Romany Wagenaar, Kostas Dervenis, Mike Loades

Votes: 85

4. Troy (2004)

R | 163 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.2
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56 Metascore

An adaptation of Homer's great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved.

Director: Wolfgang Petersen | Stars: Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Julian Glover

Votes: 421,488 | Gross: $133.38M

5. Ashoka the Great (2001)

R | 176 min | Action, Biography, Drama

6.7
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The epic tale of King Asoka's life is recounted here.

Director: Santosh Sivan | Stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Danny Denzongpa, Rahul Dev

Votes: 11,729 | Gross: $0.70M

6. Chanakya (1990– )

Drama, History

9.2
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This is a historical saga of establishing the Mauryan Empire in India

Stars: Hemant M. Pandya, Ashok Banthia, Sudhir Dalvi, Jazz Gee

Votes: 634

7. Samrat Chandragupt (1958)

Adventure, Drama, History

6.6
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This movie depicts the personal life of Samrat Chandragupt, his trials, tribulations, and frustrations, as well as the challenges he faces to reclaim his kingdom; face-off the threat from ... See full summary »

Director: Babubhai Mistri | Stars: Nirupa Roy, Bharat Bhushan, B.M. Vyas, Lalita Pawar

Votes: 8

8. Chanakya Chandragupta (1977)

Action, Drama, History

7.1
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Director: Taraka Rama Rao Nandamuri | Stars: Akkineni Nageshwara Rao, Taraka Rama Rao Nandamuri, Jaya Prada, Shivaji Ganesan

Votes: 49

9. Sikandar E Azam (1965)

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Director: Kedar Kapoor | Stars: Prithviraj Kapoor, Dara Singh, Mumtaz, Veena

Votes: 21

10. Alexander the Great (1956)

Not Rated | 141 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.9
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The life and military conquests of Alexander III of Macedon (20/21 July 356 - 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great.

Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Richard Burton, Fredric March, Claire Bloom, Barry Jones

Votes: 2,829

11. Alexander (2004)

R | 175 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

5.6
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39 Metascore

Alexander, the King of Macedonia and one of the greatest army leaders in the history of warfare, conquers much of the known world.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Colin Farrell, Anthony Hopkins, Rosario Dawson, Angelina Jolie

Votes: 147,663 | Gross: $34.30M

12. The 300 Spartans (1962)

Approved | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.7
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A small army of Greeks spearheaded by 300 Spartans do battle with the whole invading Persian army.

Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Richard Egan, Ralph Richardson, Diane Baker, Barry Coe

Votes: 5,921

13. 300 (2006)

R | 117 min | Action, Fantasy

7.7
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52 Metascore

King Leonidas of Sparta and a force of 300 men fight the Persians at Thermopylae in 480 B.C.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham, Dominic West

Votes: 657,403 | Gross: $210.61M

14. Meet the Spartans (2008)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy

2.7
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9 Metascore

The heroic Spartan king Leonidas, armed with nothing but leather underwear and a cape, leads a ragtag bunch of 13 Spartan misfit warriors to defend their homeland against thousands of ... See full summary »

Directors: Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer | Stars: Sean Maguire, Kevin Sorbo, Carmen Electra, Ken Davitian

Votes: 93,773 | Gross: $38.23M

Comedy made on the serious one above...

15. Duel of the Titans (1961)

Not Rated | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.0
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Twin brothers revolt against tyranny in pre-Roman Italy and then come to a parting of the ways as they lead their people toward the founding of a new city.

Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Steve Reeves, Gordon Scott, Virna Lisi, Franco Volpi

Votes: 453

16. Hero of Rome (1964)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.7
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A story of justice and tyranny with the fate of Rome in the balance.

Director: Giorgio Ferroni | Stars: Gordon Scott, Gabriella Pallotta, Massimo Serato, Gabriele Antonini

Votes: 133

17. Coriolano eroe senza patria (1964)

96 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

4.8
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Coriolanus leads the plebians in a revolt against Roman oppression.

Director: Giorgio Ferroni | Stars: Gordon Scott, Alberto Lupo, Lilla Brignone, Philippe Hersent

Votes: 78

18. The Tragedy of Coriolanus (1984 TV Movie)

145 min | Drama, History

7.4
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A banished hero of Rome allies with a sworn enemy to take his revenge on the city.

Director: Elijah Moshinsky | Stars: Paul Jesson, Ray Roberts, Leon Lissek, Jon Rumney

Votes: 89

19. Brennus, Enemy of Rome (1963)

TV-PG | 90 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.3
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This film features a colossal clash between a mass of invaders and the faithful Roman soldiers who must fight to defend the Roman Empire.

Director: Giacomo Gentilomo | Stars: Gordon Mitchell, Tony Kendall, Ursula Davis, Massimo Serato

Votes: 43

20. Hannibal (1959)

103 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

5.3
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During the Second Punic War in 218 BC, Carthaginian general Hannibal attacks the Roman Republic by crossing the Pyrenees and the Alps with his vast army.

Directors: Carlo Ludovico Bragaglia, Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Victor Mature, Gabriele Ferzetti, Rita Gam, Milly Vitale

Votes: 528

21. Scipione l'africano (1937)

83 min | Drama, History, War

5.4
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A story of the Second Punic Wars, beginning with Scipio's futile pleas to the Roman Senate to build an army to battle Hannibal, that climaxes with the battle of Zama.

Director: Carmine Gallone | Stars: Annibale Ninchi, Camillo Pilotto, Fosco Giachetti, Francesca Braggiotti

Votes: 195

22. Jupiter's Darling (1955)

95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

5.9
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Fabius loves his beautiful but vulnerable city, Rome, and he also loves his beautiful but invulnerable fiancée, Amytis. Fascinated by the tales she has heard about Hannibal, who is about to... See full summary »

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Esther Williams, Howard Keel, Marge Champion, Gower Champion

Votes: 405

23. Carthage in Flames (1960)

93 min | Drama, Action, Adventure

5.2
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Historical drama depicting the last of the Punic Wars between the Roman Republic and Carthage.

Director: Carmine Gallone | Stars: Pierre Brasseur, Daniel Gélin, Anne Heywood, Aldo Silvani

Votes: 176

24. Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010–2013)

TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

8.6
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Watch the story of history's greatest gladiator unfold with graphic violence and the passions of the women that love them. This is Spartacus.

Stars: Andy Whitfield, Lucy Lawless, Manu Bennett, Daniel Feuerriegel

Votes: 191,532

25. Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011)

TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

8.6
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Before Spartacus struck down his first opponent in the arena, there were many gladiators who passed through the gates onto the sand.'Spartacus: Gods of the Arena' tells the story of the ... See full summary »

Stars: John Hannah, Manu Bennett, Peter Mensah, Dustin Clare

Votes: 104,971

26. Spartacus (2004 TV Movie)

174 min | Action, Drama, History

6.8
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After he is bought by the owner of a Roman gladiator school and trained as an gladiator A slave leads a rebellion of slaves and gladiators into revolt against Rome.

Director: Robert Dornhelm | Stars: Goran Visnjic, Alan Bates, Angus Macfadyen, Rhona Mitra

Votes: 4,984

27. Spartacus (1977)

95 min | Musical

5.2
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Directors: Vadim Derbenyov, Yuri Grigorovich | Stars: Natalia Bessmertnova, Maris Liepa, Nina Timofeyeva, Vladimir Vasilev

Votes: 44

28. Spartacus (1960)

PG-13 | 197 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.9
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87 Metascore

The slave Spartacus leads a violent revolt against the decadent Roman Republic.

Director: Stanley Kubrick | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton

Votes: 106,369 | Gross: $30.00M

29. Great Generals of the Ancient World: Julius Caesar (2000 Video)

50 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Julius Caesar has to be considered one of the most central figures in Roman history. Rapid promotions from a humble civil servant put him in command of the mighty Roman Legions which ... See full summary »

30. The Gaul (2001)

R | 120 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

2.7
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An entire nation's destiny lies in the hands of one man.

Director: Jacques Dorfmann | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Max von Sydow, Inés Sastre

Votes: 4,690

31. Empire (2005– )

TV-14 | 360 min | Action, Drama, History

6.5
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Epic four-hour series about the rise of Octavius who succeeds Julius Caesar and tangles with Marc Anthony for control of the Roman empire and finally went on to become the emperor Augustus.

Stars: Santiago Cabrera, Vincent Regan, Emily Blunt, James Frain

Votes: 1,458

32. Caligula (1979)

Unrated | 156 min | Drama, History

5.3
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Details the graphic and shocking, yet undeniably tragic story of Rome's most infamous Caesar, Gaius Germanicus Caligula.

Directors: Tinto Brass, Bob Guccione, Giancarlo Lui | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Peter O'Toole, Helen Mirren, Teresa Ann Savoy

Votes: 29,492 | Gross: $23.44M

33. The Robe (1953)

Unrated | 135 min | Drama, History

6.8
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In the Roman province of Judea during the 1st century, Roman tribune Marcellus Gallio is ordered to crucify Jesus of Nazareth but is tormented by his guilty conscience afterwards.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Richard Burton, Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Michael Rennie

Votes: 7,355 | Gross: $36.00M

34. Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954)

Approved | 101 min | Action, Drama, History

6.7
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In 1st century Rome, Christian slave Demetrius is sent to fight in the gladiatorial arena and Emperor Caligula seeks Jesus' robe for its supposedly magical powers.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Victor Mature, Susan Hayward, Michael Rennie, Debra Paget

Votes: 2,586 | Gross: $26.00M

35. Spartacus and the Ten Gladiators (1964)

99 min | Adventure, Comedy, History

4.0
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The story of Spartacus and 10 other gladiators who rebelled against the bloody coliseum sports. They escape and are faced at every turn by Roman soldiers bent on taking them back to the ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Nostro | Stars: Dan Vadis, Helga Liné, Giovanni Di Benedetto, Giovanni Vari

Votes: 163

36. Il trionfo dei dieci gladiatori (1964)

106 min | Action, Drama

5.1
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The ten gladiators are hired to travel to Arbela, a small country on the outskirts of the Roman Empire to learn if Parthia is planning to war with Rome. Upon arriving, the heroes decide to ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Nostro | Stars: Dan Vadis, Helga Liné, Stelio Candelli, Halina Zalewska

Votes: 63

37. Strength and Honor: Creating the World of 'Gladiator' (2005 Video)

197 min | Documentary

7.6
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Director: Charles de Lauzirika | Stars: Tomas Arana, Simon Atherton, Rosemary Burrows, Kathleen Coleman

Votes: 88

38. I, Claudius (1976)

Not Rated | 669 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.9
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The history of the Roman Empire as experienced by one of its rulers.

Stars: Derek Jacobi, John Hurt, Siân Phillips, Brian Blessed

Votes: 12,724

39. The Life of Brian (2002)

52 min

5.2
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So this film contains a lota bad language and violence. Its about famous directors getting drunk and deciding to kill some dudes.

Directors: Henri Behar, Karim Akadiri Soumaïla | Stars: George Lucas, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg

Votes: 58

40. Quo Vadis (1951)

Approved | 171 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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A fierce Roman commander becomes infatuated with a beautiful Christian hostage and begins questioning the tyrannical leadership of the despot Emperor Nero.

Directors: Mervyn LeRoy, Anthony Mann | Stars: Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Leo Genn, Peter Ustinov

Votes: 11,078 | Gross: $24.29M

Portrayal of the anti-christian barbaric maniacal king of Rome emperor Nero (the main reason behind the downfall of the Roman empire) and his wickedness.

41. Quo Vadis (2001)

165 min | Drama

5.8
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67 Metascore

Marcus Vinicius meets Lygia in Rome and falls in love. But she is Christian and doesn't want anything to do with him. Marcus decides to kidnap her but Ursus, her bodyguard, catches Marcus. ... See full summary »

Director: Jerzy Kawalerowicz | Stars: Pawel Delag, Magdalena Mielcarz, Boguslaw Linda, Michal Bajor

Votes: 1,711

42. Quo Vadis? (1985)

R | 360 min | Drama

6.7
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Drama about love and intrigues in ancient Rome during the times of Nero.

Stars: Klaus Maria Brandauer, Frederic Forrest, Cristina Raines, Barbara De Rossi

Votes: 233

same as the 1951 movie i guess?

43. Barabbas (1961)

Not Rated | 137 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.0
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Barabbas, the criminal that Pontius Pilate induced the populace to vote to set free, so that Christ could be crucified, is haunted by the image of Jesus for the rest of his life.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Silvana Mangano, Arthur Kennedy, Katy Jurado

Votes: 4,503

44. Satyricon (1969)

120 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Director: Gian Luigi Polidoro | Stars: Tina Aumont, Don Backy, Mario Carotenuto, Franco Fabrizi

Votes: 106

45. The Sign of the Cross (1932)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, History

6.9
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A Roman soldier becomes torn between his love for a Christian woman and his loyalty to Emperor Nero.

Director: Cecil B. DeMille | Stars: Fredric March, Claudette Colbert, Elissa Landi, Charles Laughton

Votes: 1,649

46. Warrior Queen (1978– )

30 min | Drama

6.7
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Stars: Siân Phillips, Michael Gothard, Patti Love, Veronica Roberts

Votes: 25

47. Julius Caesar (1950)

106 min | Drama, History

6.7
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The growing ambition of Julius Caesar is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus. Cassius persuades him to participate in his plot to assassinate Caesar but they have both sorely underestimated Mark Antony.

Director: David Bradley | Stars: Harold Tasker, Charlton Heston, David Bradley, Theodore Cloak

Votes: 320

48. Julius Caesar (1953)

Not Rated | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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The growing ambition of Julius Caesar is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus. Cassius persuades him to participate in his plot to assassinate Caesar but they have both sorely underestimated Mark Antony.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Louis Calhern, Marlon Brando, James Mason, John Gielgud

Votes: 8,668

49. Julius Caesar (1970)

G | 117 min | Drama, History, War

6.1
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The growing ambition of Julius Caesar is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus. Cassius persuades him to participate in his plot to assassinate Caesar but they have both ... See full summary »

Director: Stuart Burge | Stars: Charlton Heston, Jason Robards, John Gielgud, Richard Johnson

Votes: 1,247

50. Caesar (2002 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 240 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.8
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Twenty-year-old Julius Caeser flees Rome for his life during the reign of Sulla, but through skill and ambition rises four decades later to become Rome's supreme dictator.

Director: Uli Edel | Stars: Jeremy Sisto, Richard Harris, Christopher Walken, Valeria Golino

Votes: 2,288

51. Julius Caesar (1979 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 161 min | Drama, History

7.2
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The assassination of the would be ruler of Rome at the hands of Brutus and company has tragic consequences for Brutus and the republic.

Director: Herbert Wise | Stars: Richard Pasco, Charles Gray, Keith Michell, David Collings

Votes: 174

52. Julius Caesar (1984 TV Movie)

181 min | Drama, History, Music

7.6
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Director: John Michael Phillips | Stars: Janet Baker, Valerie Masterson, Sarah Walker, Della Jones

Votes: 26

53. Festival (1960– )
Episode: Julius Caesar (1960)

120 min | Drama

5.4
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The growing ambition of Julius Caesar is a source of major concern to his close friend Brutus. Cassius persuades him to participate in his plot to assassinate Caesar but they have both sorely underestimated Mark Antony.

Director: Paul Almond | Stars: Fritz Weaver, Douglas Rain, Bruno Gerussi, Frances Hyland

Votes: 11

54. Julius Caesar (2005 TV Movie)

186 min | Drama, History, Music

9.4
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Director: Thomas Grimm | Stars: Inger Dam-Jensen, Andreas Scholl, Randi Stene

Votes: 9

55. Cleopatra (1963)

G | 192 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.0
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60 Metascore

Queen Cleopatra of Egypt experiences both triumph and tragedy as she attempts to resist the imperial ambitions of Rome.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Rex Harrison, Pamela Brown

Votes: 24,287 | Gross: $57.78M

56. Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)

Approved | 123 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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At the height of the Roman Civil War, a young Cleopatra meets a middle-aged Julius Caesar, who teaches her how to rule Egypt.

Director: Gabriel Pascal | Stars: Claude Rains, Vivien Leigh, Stewart Granger, Flora Robson

Votes: 2,066

57. Caesar and Cleopatra (2009)

130 min | Comedy

7.6
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Shaw's legendary wit turns political drama into sparkling comedy when veteran strategist Julius Caesar becomes mentor to the enchanting teenage queen of Roman-occupied Egypt. Their first ... See full summary »

Director: Des McAnuff | Stars: Christopher Plummer, Nikki M. James, Diane D'Aquila, Peter Donaldson

Votes: 68

58. Cleopatra (1999– )

Not Rated | 177 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Princess Cleopatra becomes Egypt's Queen and has an out-of-wedlock son with the son-less Roman ruler Julius Ceasar. Through two romances, she strives to protect Egypt from the Romans, and make her son the heir to Ceaser's Roman Empire.

Stars: Leonor Varela, Nadim Sawalha, Owen Teale, Philip Quast

Votes: 3,403

59. Cleopatra (1970)

155 min | Comedy

6.6
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Director: Michel Auder | Stars: Viva, Gerard Malanga, Taylor Mead, Nico

Votes: 21

60. Up Pompeii (1971)

R | 90 min | Comedy

6.0
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Roman slave Lurkio inadvertently becomes the possessor of a scroll naming the proposed assassins of the Emperor Nero. Administering to the participants of his master's orgy guests seems ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Kellett | Stars: Frankie Howerd, Patrick Cargill, Bill Fraser, Michael Hordern

Votes: 896

61. Last Days of Pompeii (1975)

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Stars: Uschi Digard, Christopher Ellison, Stan Patt, Candy Samples

Votes: 12

62. The Last Days of Pompeii (1959)

Approved | 103 min | Action, Adventure, History

5.7
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Based on the Edward Bulwer-Lytton novel. Set in the shadows of Mt. Vesuvius just before its famous eruption, the film begins with Glaucus, a Roman legionnaire, returning to his home from ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Bonnard | Stars: Steve Reeves, Christine Kaufmann, Fernando Rey, Barbara Carroll

Votes: 832

63. The Last Days of Pompeii (1984)

310 min | Action, Drama, History

7.3
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This costume series portrays aspects of life in Pompeii, a coastal luxury resort near Naples catering for the very rich of imperial Rome, mainly before but culminating in the eruption of ... See full summary »

Stars: Ned Beatty, Brian Blessed, Ernest Borgnine, Nicholas Clay

Votes: 419

64. Titus Andronicus (1985 TV Movie)

168 min | Drama, Horror

7.8
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Roman warrior Titus Andronicus finds himself trapped in a nightmarish cycle of vengeance, misery, and bloodshed.

Director: Jane Howell | Stars: Paul Davies Prowles, Edward Hardwicke, Walter Brown, Brian Protheroe

Votes: 110

65. Titus Andronicus (1999)

147 min | Drama, Horror

5.5
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A classic and intense horror/drama about the all consuming nature of revenge.

Director: Christopher Dunne | Stars: Candy K. Sweet, Lexton Raleigh, Tom Dennis, Levi Tinker

Votes: 84

66. Titus Andronicus (2000)

167 min | Drama, Horror

7.5
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A modern telling of William Shakespeare's darkest drama set against the backdrop of a corporate Rome.

Director: Richard Griffin | Stars: Nigel Gore, Zoya Pierson, John Capalbo, Chris Perrotti

Votes: 57

67. Titus Andronicus (1970 TV Movie)

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Roman warrior Titus Andronicus finds himself trapped in a nightmarish cycle of vengeance, misery, and bloodshed.

Director: Jukka Sipilä | Stars: Toivo Mäkelä, Paavo Pentikäinen, Leo Lastumäki, Maija Leino

68. Titus Andronicus: The Movie (1997 Video)

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Roman warrior Titus Andronicus finds himself trapped in a nightmarish cycle of vengeance, misery, and bloodshed.

Director: Lorn Richey

69. Titus (1999)

R | 162 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.2
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57 Metascore

Titus returns victorious from war, only to plant the seeds of future turmoil for himself and his family.

Director: Julie Taymor | Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Jessica Lange, Osheen Jones, Dario D'Ambrosi

Votes: 18,218 | Gross: $1.92M

70. Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire (2008– )
Episode: The Dacian Wars (2008)

History, War

7.1
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Director: Nick Gardner | Stars: Leif Anders, Paul Bicknell, Andre de Nesnera, Rome Knight

Votes: 18

71. Dacii (1966)

110 min | Biography, Drama, History

8.0
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The Dacian kingdom lies at the eastern border of the Roman Empire.Only the river Danube separates the two mortal enemies.The Dacian king Decebalus knows that soon the vastly superior Roman legions will cross the river and attack Dacia.

Director: Sergiu Nicolaescu | Stars: Pierre Brice, Marie-José Nat, Georges Marchal, Amza Pellea

Votes: 1,515

72. Columna (1968)

133 min | Drama, History

8.0
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The Roman Emperor Trajan has just murdered all the local men of Dacia and holds a military stronghold in what will later become Rumania. He places a Roman centurion in his place to occupy ... See full synopsis »

Director: Mircea Dragan | Stars: Richard Johnson, Antonella Lualdi, Ilarion Ciobanu, Amedeo Nazzari

Votes: 492

73. The Centurion (1961)

77 min | Drama

4.9
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Protests break out in Corinth against Roman domination, injuring Caius Vinicius, a Roman centurion. He's rescued by Hebe -- daughter of the anti-Roman governor, Critolaus -- who's being ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Costa | Stars: Jacques Sernas, John Drew Barrymore, Geneviève Grad, Gianna Maria Canale

Votes: 94

74. Centurion (2010)

R | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.4
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62 Metascore

A splinter group of Roman soldiers fight for their lives behind enemy lines after their legion is devastated in a guerrilla attack.

Director: Neil Marshall | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Dominic West, Olga Kurylenko, Andreas Wisniewski

Votes: 70,164 | Gross: $0.12M

75. The Eagle (2011)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.2
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55 Metascore

In Roman-ruled Britain, a young Roman soldier endeavors to honor his father's memory by finding his lost legion's golden emblem.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Channing Tatum, Jamie Bell, Donald Sutherland, István Göz

Votes: 58,011 | Gross: $19.49M

76. The Fall of the Roman Empire (1964)

Approved | 188 min | Drama, History, War

6.7
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The death of Marcus Aurelius leads to a succession crisis, in which the deceased emperor's son, Commodus, demonstrates that he is unwilling to let anything undermine his claim to the Roman Empire.

Director: Anthony Mann | Stars: Sophia Loren, Stephen Boyd, Alec Guinness, James Mason

Votes: 6,852 | Gross: $4.75M

77. Gladiator (2000)

R | 155 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.5
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67 Metascore

When a Roman General is betrayed, and his family murdered by an emperor's corrupt son, he comes to Rome as a gladiator to seek revenge.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

Votes: 1,103,971 | Gross: $187.71M

78. Sheba and the Gladiator (1959)

98 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Zenobia, Queen of Palmira, revolts against Rome and defeats the Roman troops... But she makes a big mistake when she falls in love with enemy officer Marco Valerio.

Director: Guido Brignone | Stars: Anita Ekberg, Georges Marchal, Folco Lulli, Chelo Alonso

Votes: 167

79. Sebastiane (1976)

X | 86 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Reassigned to a lowly outpost, a Roman guard's Christian beliefs clash with his gay commander's desire for closeness. Being tortured becomes pleasurable.

Directors: Paul Humfress, Derek Jarman | Stars: Leonardo Treviglio, Barney James, Neil Kennedy, Richard Warwick

Votes: 2,092

80. Constantine and the Cross (1961)

Approved | 120 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.9
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Biopic of Constantine the Great, set between 293-312 AD, from his days as Tribune to his accession as Roman Emperor of Gaul under the tetrarchy system and ending with his battle against the usurper Roman Emperor Maxentius in Rome.

Director: Lionello De Felice | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Belinda Lee, Massimo Serato, Christine Kaufmann

Votes: 322

81. Fabiola (1949)

96 min | Drama, History

6.7
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In ancient Rome a love story blossoms between Fabiola, daughter of a senator, and Rhual, a gallic gladiator. When Fabiola's father is killed, the Romans blame the Christians and the ... See full summary »

Director: Alessandro Blasetti | Stars: Michèle Morgan, Henri Vidal, Michel Simon, Louis Salou

Votes: 144

82. Fabiola (1989– )

60 min

9.1
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Stars: Guillermo Dávila, Alba Roversi, Ruddy Rodríguez, Marcos Campos

Votes: 7

83. Agora (2009)

R | 127 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.2
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55 Metascore

A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the famous philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria.

Director: Alejandro Amenábar | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella, Oscar Isaac, Ashraf Barhom

Votes: 57,801 | Gross: $0.62M

84. Attila (1954)

TV-14 | 80 min | Biography, Drama, History

5.5
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Attila, the leader of the barbarian Huns and called by the Romans "The Scourge of God", sweeps onto the Italian peninsula, defeating all of the armies of Rome, until he and his men reach the gates of the city itself.

Director: Pietro Francisci | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Sophia Loren, Henri Vidal, Claude Laydu

Votes: 524

85. Attila (2001)

Unrated | 177 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

6.7
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A romanced story of Attila the Hun, from when he lost his parents in childhood until his death. Attila is disclosed as a great leader, strategist and lover and the movie shows his respect ... See full summary »

Stars: Pauline Lynch, Steven Berkoff, Andrew Pleavin, Tommy Flanagan

Votes: 9,077

86. Attila (1991 TV Movie)

117 min | Drama, Music

7.8
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Director: Christopher Swann | Stars: Samuel Ramey, Giorgio Zancanaro, Cheryl Studer, Kaludi Kaludov

Votes: 39

87. Heroes and Villains (2007–2008)
Episode: Attila the Hun (2008)

Documentary, Drama

7.2
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Attila the Hun. A warrior whose name is a byword for ferocity and terror and whose exploits are the stuff of legend. After murdering his brother, Attila leads the Germanic warrior tribes against the Romans.

Director: Gareth Edwards | Stars: Kevin Eldon, Mick Walter, Rory McCann, Nicholas Boulton

Votes: 132

88. Sign of the Pagan (1954)

Approved | 92 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.2
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With the Roman Empire divided, Attila the Hun hopes to conquer. In his way are a brave centurion, a beautiful princess...and Christianity.

Director: Douglas Sirk | Stars: Jeff Chandler, Jack Palance, Ludmilla Tchérina, Rita Gam

Votes: 472

89. The Last Legion (2007)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

5.4
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37 Metascore

As the Roman empire crumbles, young Romulus Augustus flees the city and embarks on a perilous voyage to Britain to track down a legion of supporters.

Director: Doug Lefler | Stars: Colin Firth, Ben Kingsley, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Peter Mullan

Votes: 31,329 | Gross: $5.93M

90. The Last Roman (1968)

Not Rated | 103 min | Adventure, Drama

6.2
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Cethegus, capo della nobiltà romana, viaggia verso Bisanzio per raggiungere Giustiniano, in attesa di marciare contro i Goti, guidati da Narses. Cethegus vorrebbe ottenere la vittoria su ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Siodmak, Andrew Marton, Sergiu Nicolaescu | Stars: Laurence Harvey, Orson Welles, Sylva Koscina, Harriet Andersson

Votes: 252

91. King Arthur (2004)

PG-13 | 126 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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46 Metascore

A demystified take on the tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Clive Owen, Stephen Dillane, Keira Knightley, Ioan Gruffudd

Votes: 145,666 | Gross: $51.88M

92. Entaku no kishi monogatari: Moero Arthur (1979– )

20 min | Animation

8.0
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Saved by Merlin, a wise magician, and brought up by a retired knight. When he was 1 5 years old, he happens to prove that he is the person to be the king of all Britain, by drawing out the ... See full summary »

Stars: Orlando Vigiani, Carlos Campanile, Ivete Jayme, Ezio Ramos

Votes: 51

93. History vs. Hollywood (2001– )
Episode: King Arthur (2004)

Documentary, History

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94. Arthur the King (1985 TV Movie)

180 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery

4.3
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Classic tale of King Arthur and how his wife is kidnapped by his evil sister. Lancelot is sent out to try and retrieve the lost queen and unfortunately falls in love with her. Forbidden ... See full summary »

Director: Clive Donner | Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Candice Bergen, Edward Woodward, Dyan Cannon

Votes: 332

95. Is It Real? (2005– )
Episode: King Arthur (2007)

TV-PG | 46 min | Documentary, History

6.2
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Is it Real examines the historical basis of the King Arthur legend. It considers theories identifying King Arthur as either Owain Ddantgwyn, Lucius Artorius Castus, or Ambrosius Aurelianus.

Stars: Geoffrey Ashe, Richard Barber, David Dumville, Ian Gregory

Votes: 13

96. Gniazdo (1974)

94 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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Director: Jan Rybkowski | Stars: Wojciech Pszoniak, Marek Bargielowski, Wanda Neumann, Franciszek Pieczka

Votes: 26

97. The Long Ships (1964)

Not Rated | 126 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.1
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A vagabond Viking adventurer and a Moor both compete to find "The Mother of All Voices," a legendary golden bell near the Pillars of Hercules.

Director: Jack Cardiff | Stars: Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, Russ Tamblyn, Rosanna Schiaffino

Votes: 1,984

98. The Vikings (1958)

Unrated | 116 min | Action, Adventure

7.1
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A slave and a Viking prince fight for the love of a captive princess.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Ernest Borgnine, Janet Leigh

Votes: 10,437

99. Outlander (2008)

R | 115 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.3
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40 Metascore

During the reign of the Vikings, Kainan, a man from a far-off world, crash lands on Earth, bringing with him an alien predator known as the Moorwen. Though both man and monster are seeking revenge for violence committed against them, Kainan leads the alliance to kill the Moorwen by fusing his advanced technology with the Viking's Iron Age weaponry.

Director: Howard McCain | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Sophia Myles, Ron Perlman, Jack Huston

Votes: 66,787 | Gross: $0.16M

A story about Ancient Alien Astronaut Human who crash lands on our planet with his space ship. He brings with him a terrible creature of some unkwon captured planet in the far reaches of Cosmos. Kainan alongwith the vikings must destroy the creature before it's too late...

(This is a fictional tale but if u read the book 'Chariots of gods' an Ancient Astronaut theory bestseller by Eric Von Danikan, it seems quite real and a mystery of the past.)

100. Hvíti víkingurinn (1991)

131 min | Adventure, Drama

6.1
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Norway in the 10th century. Askur, son of the powerful Thorgeir marries Embla, daughter of one of the few remaining landowners in Norway, in a pagan ceremony. King Olav, a ruthless ... See full summary »

Director: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson | Stars: Gotti Sigurdarson, Maria Bonnevie, Egill Ólafsson, Tomas Norström

Votes: 330